Leesburg Food Bank struggles to feed the hungry By Christine Show, Sentinel Staff Writer LEESBURG -- Volunteers at one of the area's key food banks worry about their continued ability to feed the hungry. The Leesburg Food Bank is in dire need of donations after high utility costs and a decrease in contributions have made it difficult for…Read More
Orlando-area food bank begs religious leaders to help feed hungry By Jay Hamburg and Kate Santich, Sentinel Staff Writers Unable to keep up with the growing ranks of hungry people, a Central Florida food bank turned to a group of local religious leaders to issue an interfaith plea to the community: Give before the cupboards go bare. As the economy…Read More
Empty Bowls event to help feed the hungry looking for volunteers By Lori Carter, CORRESPONDENT MOUNT DORA — Juliette Davis is up to her elbows in clay. Davis, owner of Yada Yada Pottery, her students and many others have created 300 bowls toward a goal of 1,000 for the Third Annual Empty Bowls Fall Harvest Soup Supper Oct. 17. "My students are…Read More
IN THE NEWS: Feed The Hungry Feeding the hungry In his My Word column, "Food Not Bombs didn't make a truce," on Saturday, Ben Markeson writes: "The city has created a system of economic apartheid, or second-class citizenship, in which access to public facilities is determined by socioeconomic status. " Without citing them, he invokes Thomas…Read More
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